CPSTF Findings for Cancer Prevention and Control

The following tables include alphabetized lists of intervention approaches reviewed by the Community Preventive Services Task Force with summaries of the CPSTF finding for each (definitions of findings). Click a linked review title to read a summary of the evidence, access supporting materials, and where available, link to EBCCP-Evidence-Based Cancer Control Programs. This table does not include inactive or archived reviews. Findings are divided into the following categories:

Increasing Cancer Screening
Intervention Breast Cancer Cervical Cancer Colorectal Cancer
Multicomponent Interventions A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

August 2016

A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

August 2016

A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

August 2016

Interventions Engaging Community Health Workers A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

April 2019

A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

April 2019

A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

April 2019

Client-Oriented Interventions
Intervention Breast Cancer Cervical Cancer Colorectal Cancer
Client Incentives A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence

July 2010

A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence

July 2010

A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence

July 2010

Client Reminders A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

July 2010

A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

July 2010

A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

July 2010

Group Education A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (sufficient evidence)

October 2009

A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence

October 2009

A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence

October 2009

Mass Media A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence

October 2009

A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence

October 2009

A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence

October 2009

One-on-One Education A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

March 2010

A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

March 2010

A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (sufficient evidence)

March 2010

Reducing Client Out-of-Pocket Costs A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (sufficient evidence)

October 2009

A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence

October 2009

A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence

October 2009

Reducing Structural Barriers A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

March 2010

A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence

March 2010

A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

March 2010

Small Media A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

December 2005

A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

December 2005

A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

December 2005

Provider-Oriented Interventions
Intervention Breast Cancer Cervical Cancer Colorectal Cancer
Provider Assessment and Feedback A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (sufficient evidence)

October 2009

A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (sufficient evidence)

October 2009

A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (sufficient evidence)

October 2009

Provider Incentives A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence

October 2009

A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence

October 2009

A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence

October 2009

Provider Reminder and Recall Systems A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

February 2006

A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

February 2006

A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended
(strong evidence)

February 2006

Preventing Skin Cancer
Intervention
CPSTF Finding
Community-Wide Interventions
Mass Media A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence

June 2011

Multicomponent Community-Wide Interventions A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (sufficient evidence)

April 2012

Education and Policy Approaches
Child Care Center-Based Interventions A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (sufficient evidence)

May 2013

High School- and College-Based Interventions A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence

May 2013

Interventions in Outdoor Occupational Settings A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)

August 2013

Interventions in Outdoor Recreational and Tourism Settings A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)

April 2014

Primary and Middle School-Based Interventions A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)

August 2012